Ahmadinejad Is Declared Victor, but Rival Protests
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The New York Times
Saturday, June 13, 2009 -- 8:10 AM ET
The Iranian government said Saturday the incumbent, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, won the presidential election with 62.6 percent of the vote and that the challenger, Mir Hussein Mousavi, received 33.75 percent.
The Interior Ministry said turnout was a record 85 percent of eligible voters. Mr. Moussavi charged that there had been voting irregularities and said, "I'm warning that I won't surrender to this manipulation," according to The Associated Press.
(New York Times)